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John Tiffany

 
Bio:
John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes Road, The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes Road, The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2016]
Original Story and Director
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Director
 
[West End, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Co-Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[New York, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Australia, 2018]
Director

Writing

Original Story and Playwright

John Tiffany Biography

John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes Road, The Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which transferred to the Royal Court, West End and St. Ann's Warehouse. His other work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes Macbeth (also Broadway), Enquirer, The Missing, Peter Pan, The House of Bernarda Alba, Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me, Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, The Bacchae, Black Watch, for which he won the Olivier and Critics' Circle Best Director Awards, Elizabeth Gordon Quinn and Home: Glasgow. Other recent credits include The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T, on Broadway, EIF and in the West End, and The Ambassador at BAM. Tiffany was Associate Director of the National Theatre of Scotland from 2005 to 2012, and was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University in the 2010-2011 academic year. For his work on Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, John received the Olivier Award for Best Director, one of a record-breaking nine Oliviers received by the production.

John Tiffany Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Director Gold Star
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Director
John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play
John Tiffany, Let the Right One In
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Gold Star
John Tiffany
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Direction of a Play
John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Tiffany, Macbeth
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
John Tiffany, Once
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
John Tiffany, Once
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
John Tiffany, Once
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
John Tiffany, Once
 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Director
John Tiffany, Once
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
John Tiffany, Once
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Company Performance
John TiffanyBlack Watch
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Director Gold Star
John TiffanyBlack Watch

John Tiffany News

Toronto's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Extends Through June 4, 2023 Photo Toronto's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Extends Through June 4, 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2022

The Canadian Premiere production of¬†Harry Potter and the Cursed Child¬†has released additional tickets from $69 for sale just in time for the gift-giving season.¬† Ten more weeks¬†of¬†performances will be added, March 21 ‚Äď June 4, 2023.¬†¬†The new block of tickets goes on sale on Saturday December 10, 2022¬†at¬†9:45 AM ET¬†in celebration¬†of¬†Platform 9¬†¬ĺ¬†at King's Cross train station in London.¬†¬†

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

John Tiffany Will Direct World Première Of Nicole Taylor's New Musical WILD ROSE Photo John Tiffany Will Direct World Première Of Nicole Taylor's New Musical WILD ROSE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Patrick Daly of Caledonia Productions has announced the forthcoming opening of the world première of a new musical Wild Rose, written by Nicole Taylor (Three Girls, The C Word, The Nest) and directed by John Tiffany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Black Watch).

Tony & Olivier Award Winner John Tiffany to Direct WILD ROSE Stage Musical Adaptation Photo Tony & Olivier Award Winner John Tiffany to Direct WILD ROSE Stage Musical Adaptation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

John Tiffany, who won Tony and Olivier awards for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will direct the world premiere of the new stage musical Wild Rose, based on the 2018 Nicole Taylor film.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Toronto to Celebrate 250,000 Audience Members Wi Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Toronto to Celebrate 250,000 Audience Members With Week-Long Giveaways
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the CAA Ed Mirvish theatre will surpass 250,000 theatre goers. To celebrate this milestone, Toronto audiences will be treated to surprise-and-delight giveaways at all eight performances throughout the week of October 24th, which is when they anticipate the production will welcome its quarter-million patron.  

Photos: First Look at all New Portraits of the New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSE Photo Photos: First Look at all New Portraits of the New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has released family portraits of the Potters, the Granger-Weasleys and the Malfoys in advance of the new Company’s first performance on 13 October 2022.  

Toronto's 'Hermione Granger' Sarah Afful Announces Maternity Leave; Broadway's Antoin Photo Toronto's 'Hermione Granger' Sarah Afful Announces Maternity Leave; Broadway's Antoinette Robinson to Take Over
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Sarah Afful who plays 'Hermione Granger' in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Toronto will be on maternity leave beginning September 30, 2022 as she prepares to welcome her second child. Temporarily replacing Sarah during her leave is Antoinette Robinson from the Broadway company who will make her Canadian stage debut.

New Cast Members Join Broadway Company of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo New Cast Members Join Broadway Company of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child who begin performances at New York's Lyric Theatre on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Beginning October 3rd, tickets will be on sale through September 3, 2023. The cast includes 16 actors making their Broadway debut.

Pre-Broadway & JULIET Earns 8 Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominations Photo Pre-Broadway & JULIET Earns 8 Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022

& Juliet earned 8 nominations in the Musical Theatre Division including Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role to Melanie La Barrie, Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role to each of Betsy Wolfe and Lorna Courtney, and more.

Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSE Photo Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSED CHILD, & JULIET, & IS GOD IS & More.
by Team BWW - Aug 29, 2022

At a press conference held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 235 nominations for the 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto.

John Tiffany Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Preview in Toronto

by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2022

After many weeks of rehearsals in the studio, the all-Canadian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now ensconced in the newly re-modelled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. Check out a video preview of the show here!

VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's  First Day of Rehearsals Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's First Day of Rehearsals

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Experience the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's journey in Toronto as the cast, creative team, and staff all meet for the first time to begin rehearsals and make some magic! Find out how to get tickets.

VIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Videoplay
VIDEO: CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre Transforms for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

For the last four months The CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre has been preparing for the Canadian premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Check out footage of the theatre's transformation.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Perfo Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Autism Friendly Performance

by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

On March 1, 2020, TDF presented its first ever Autism Friendly Performance of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre. James Brown iii took over TDF's Instagram to give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the cast's excitement, the magic of his transformation into Hagrid, and more.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First L Videoplay
PHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First Look and Hear From J.K. Rowling!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2019

The exclusive West Coast production of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates the official opening in San Francisco today, Sunday, December 1, at the Curran Theater. Once preview performances began on October 23, San Francisco and New York became the only destinations in the United States where fans can see the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the most awarded play in theater history.

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Falling Slowly' From ONCE Ahead of the UK Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Falling Slowly' From ONCE Ahead of the UK Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019

A new recording is released today of the Academy Award-winning song Falling Slowly, introducing Daniel Healy as Guy and Emma Lucia as Girl. They will lead the cast of the first UK Tour of Once, launching in January 2020 following a run at Fairfield Halls, Croydon from Thursday 19 December to Saturday 11 January.

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Trailer

by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues its celebration of global expansion with the release of a brand new trailer, featuring never before seen footage of the award-winning international hit stage production.

BWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwb Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday With This CURSED CHILD Opening Night Throwback!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019

Today is quite the magical day because it's the birthday of one of the most famous wizards in the wizarding world, Harry Potter! To celebrate the special occasion, we're looking back at opening night of The Boy Who Lived's venture on Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Hop on the Hogwarts Express and check out the video to see Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett, Anthony Boyle, and more on the special night!

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Creatives Talk Bringing the Magic to San Fra Videoplay
VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Creatives Talk Bringing the Magic to San Francisco

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2019

The creators of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child share their excitement to bring the show to San Francisco's Curran Theater. J.K. Rowling elaborates on her affection for the city and its special connection to the Wizarding World.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Melbourne

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Australian production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD! Check out the production video!


John Tiffany Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Tiffany written?
John Tiffany has written 1 shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Both Parts (Original Story and Playwright).

What awards has John Tiffany been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Let the Right One In , Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Macbeth , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Once , Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Once , Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Once , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Once , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Once , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Once Best Company Performance (Olivier Awards) for Black Watch and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Black Watch .

What awards has John Tiffany won?
Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerie, Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards), Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Macbeth, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Once, Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Once, Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Once, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Once Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Onceand Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Black Watch.